Tag Archives: touchscreen

Weekly Reading: Big Data Collaboration

I hadn’t thought much about AV as a so-called “Big Data” application. Not until Julian Phillips, Executive Vice President of Whitlock, started me thinking about the future of collaboration. It was a topic of our panel discussion at Integrated Systems Europe. Julian’s right to say that the days of coming to a meeting with a […]

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Weekly Reading: Shhh, This is My Jam

There is reading, and then there is reading. I’ve been doing a lot of the latter in recent weeks, including reading a modest 158-page guide to AV/IT infrastructure in higher education. It’s a fantastic piece of work from a collection of dedicated InfoComm volunteers, vetted by the world’s most prominent technology managers’ groups. And you don’t have […]

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Multitouch: How Many Touch Points Do You Need?

You’re seeing a lot of them at tradeshows these days. They’re even showing up in some hotel lobbies and elsewhere. They’re large-format multitouch displays and videowalls. Recently I sat down with John Dixon, a product manager here at Planar Systems, for some insight into the trends surrounding large touchscreen displays. Me:  We’re seeing more adoption of […]

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What Windows 8 Means to AV

No doubt you’ve seen the ubiquitous ads for Microsoft Windows 8, including all that keyboard clicking and tablet touching. To get some perspective, I asked around our offices for experts and spoke to Cris Derr, Planar Product Marketing Director, about the impact of Windows 8, the growth of touch monitors on the desktop, and the impact on the […]

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